Five Sudanese demonstrators including students were shot dead on Monday during a rally attended by school children against a shortage of bread, a day before protest leaders and the ruling generals hold fresh talks.
Police on Sunday sought to defend China’s main representative office in Hong Kong from protesters for the second consecutive weekend, with the building near the heart of the financial centre
Police used pepper spray and batons against small groups of protesters who took over a road on the sidelines of another huge rally in Sha Tin.
The international financial hub has been shaken by historic demonstrations in the past three weeks, driven by demands for the withdrawal of a bill that would allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland.
The three-minute video showcases the PLA's tanks, helicopter gunfire, rocket launchers and other military hardware in action in Hong Kong, as well as heavily armed troops performing an anti-terrorism drill.
The city has been plunged into its worst crisis in recent history by weeks of marches and sporadic violent confrontations between police and pockets of hardcore protesters.
Like earlier, tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
She may have spent 40 days in jail for demonstrating against president Omar Al Bashir who has since been toppled but activist Amani Osmane says the battle for women’s rights in Sudan is far from over.
A committee of Sudanese protest leaders and army rulers on Monday resumed talks on forming a joint civilian-military council that would replace the existing ruling military body, an AFP correspondent reported.